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Firm seeks to revive North-Western Nigeria’s leather trade

Anna Okon An international start-up that aims to build a leather value chain in the North-West Nigeria, from tannery to marketing artisanal products, Sokoto Investment Company Limited, has said it opened in London on Wednesday. The firm, which is a publicly-owned investment, said it had collaborated with Pan African Leather …

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Sokoto APC governorship candidate promises fair treatment of defectors

Deputy governor of Sokoto State, Ahmed Aliyu Ahmad Aliyu, the All Progressives Party, APC, governorship candidate in Sokoto State, has assured defectors from other political parties to the ruling party of fair treatment. Mr Aliyu made the promise on Wednesday in Kware Local Government Area during the party’s zonal campaign …

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2019 Elections: Tambuwal pledges continuation of projects in Sokoto

Tambuwal made the assertion while addressing Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) supporters at the party’s Eastern zone campaign rally in Wurno town, Wurno Local Lovernment Area. ”We will continue to ensure more development in the area of infrastructures, agriculture, health, education and human empowerment. ”This we have done and will continue …

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Tambuwal Presents N169bn Budget To Sokoto Assembly

Sokoto State governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal yesterday presented a budget proposal of N169, 652,771, 486, to the State House of Assembly for consideration for 2019 fiscal year. The budget, which had a shortfall of about N50billion representing about 23 per cent of the 2018 budget, was tagged “Budget of Consolidation” …

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PDP accuses Police of aiding APC, intimidating members ahead of election

THE leadership of People’s Democratic Party ( PDP ), in Sokoto State, has accused the Commissioner of police and the Inspector General of police of being biased in handling the security situation of the state ahead of the 2019 general elections. While addressing Newsmen at NUJ press centre in Sokoto …

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Setback for PDP in Sokoto as Tambuwal’s ex-aide, others dump party, join APC

It was a loss for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Sokoto state on Thursday, December 27, as a former aide to Governor Aminu Tambuwal reportedly left and joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) with at least 50,000 others. Daily Sun reports that those who defected to the APC also …

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BUA Cement capacity in Sokoto to hit 5 million tonnes

BUA Group has announced that it has signed another contract with cement manufacturing company, CBMI, for the construction of a new three million metric tonnes per annum Kalambaina Cement Line 2 in Sokoto State, North West Nigeria. This comes barely 90 days after the completion of another 3million MTPA BUA …

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War at The Caliphate as APC Move to Unseat Tambuwal

Aminu Tambuwal Onuminya Innocent in Sokoto Ahead of 2019 governorship election, the plot to unseat Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, thickens. At the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship campaign at Dange/Shuni last Sunday, the party standard bearer, Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto, urged the people of the state to vote for him …

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Sokoto to construct stadium, indoor sports hall – Tambuwal

  The Sokoto governor, Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambwal has restated his government commitment to construct a stadium and indoor halls of International standard to promote sporting activities in the state. The governor stated this while receiving Sokoto state contingents who participated in the just concluded national sports festivals held in …

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Security: Tambuwal praises FG as Airforce plans to upgrade base in Sokoto

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Wednesday expressed appreciation to Federal Government on its commitment to contain rising security challenges affecting the state and others. Tambuwal made the remarks when Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Abubakar Sadiq, visited him in Sokoto noting that the state faced cases of security …

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